Impact Distribution Workshop

Memories of Aphrodite

Directed by:

Ricardo Villarroel

Produced by:

Marcelo Aguilera

Production Company

Minerva Films

Contact:

  • Year

    2025

  • Length

    85 minutes

  • Country

    Chile

Synopsis


An exploration into the universe of «Las Sobrevivientes» –The Survivors, the only Chilean senior club formed by transgender women and gay men. Fifty years after the dictatorship that wanted to make them disappear, they gather to find joy, share memories, and try to raise funds, offering a legacy of struggle, resilience, and love for future generations.

  • Ricardo

    Villarroel

    Director

    Ricardo is a documentary film director with a focus on memory, human rights, and intangible heritage. His debut film, Pastora (60, 2016), garnered international awards and recognition. In 2022, he filmed Cartografía Patrimonial. He is currently finishing Memories of Aphrodite (2025).

  • Marcelo

    Aguilera

    Producer

    Marcelo is a producer of both feature films and short films in the documentary and fiction genres. He is currently producing movies with impact distribution potential: Memories of Aphrodite(2025), El país de las montañas prohibidas (2024), and El jardín rojo (2026).

  • Tamara

    Reyes

    Producer

    Santiago, 1989. Film producer from the University of Chile. She is currently working on her first executive production in a documentary feature film, Memories of Aphrodite.

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